Using Eyetracking in a Mobile Applications Usability Testing

  • Piotr Chynał
  • Jerzy M. Szymański
  • Janusz Sobecki
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 7198)


In this paper we present general problems of a mobile application usability testing by means of eyetracking. The motivation for considering this problem is the fact that eyetracking is still one of the most advanced usability testing tool. We achieved that by performing two eyetracking tests with the participation of users. We tested mobile application on smartphone and PC emulator, to find out which method gives the most valuable results. Both tests showed that eyetracking testing of mobile applications gives valuable results but to make it really efficient professional equipment designed for mobile eyetracking is required.


Eyetracking Usability Human-Computer Interaction 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Piotr Chynał
    • 1
  • Jerzy M. Szymański
    • 1
  • Janusz Sobecki
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of InformaticsWroclaw University of TechnologyWroclawPoland

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